• Sitka National Historical Park Visitor Center Mountains


    National Historical Park Alaska

Special Use Permits

All National Park Service areas require special-use permits for certain activities to ensure the protection of our rich natural and cultural resources. Some such activities requiring a permit may include:

  • Specimen collection for research or other purposes
  • Operating a power saw
  • Airdrops, parachuting, hang-gliding, or para-jumping
  • Helicopter landings
  • Public assemblies or meetings
  • Sale or distribution of printed matter
  • Display of commercial notices or advertisement
  • Memorialization
  • Commercial operations
  • Commercial photography and filming
  • Special events
  • Soliciting
Special-use permit requests will be reviewed for potential resource damage and anticipated disruption of normal public use.

For more information on obtaining a special-use permit for Sitka National Historical Park, please contact:

Special Use Permit Coordinator
Sitka National Historical Park
103 Monastery Street
Sitka, AK 99835
907-747-0122 phone
907-747-0144 fax

Did You Know?

Totem hall at Sitka National Historical Park

Alaska’s Governor John Brady asked leaders from several southeast Alaska villages to donate totem poles for public exhibitions outside of Alaska, and eventually, for display at Sitka’s popular public park. More than a dozen Tlingit and Haida poles were placed along the park’s trail in 1906. More...